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October 27, 1962

The CIBA Collection of Medical Illustrations. vol. 3: A Compilation of Paintings in the Normal and Pathologic Anatomy of the Digestive System. Part II. Lower Digestive Tract

JAMA. 1962;182(4):505. doi:10.1001/jama.1962.03050430179037

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This volume completes The Ciba Collection series on the digestive system. It contains 200 full-color illustrations prepared by the renowned medical artist, Dr. Frank H. Netter, with a descriptive text supplied by 20 authorities, a crossreference index, and a bibliography.

While the editor, Dr. Oppenheimer, completed the work on this volume, he unfortunately did not have the satisfaction of seeing it in its final bound form. It is considered appropriate that a few comments be made on his contribution to his other research work, as well as to this publication. In the introduction to this volume, Dr. Netter makes the following comment:

Throughout this project there has been to me one source of encouragement and stimulation, one fountain-head of counsel and advice, my very dear friend the editor of these volumes, Dr. Ernst Oppenheimer, to whom I shall be forever grateful. I cannot here recount the multitudinous ways in which

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